Karachi: August 4, 2017: Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) donated Rs. 6.85 million to Association for Children with Emotional and Learning Problems (ACELP) for equipment of vocational training workshops and a student transport vehicle.  MD & CEO PPL Syed Wamiq Bokhari handed over the donation cheque to President, ACELP Zainab Mehar Hasan at a simple event attended by officials from both organizations at PPL’s head office.

“As a leading national E&P company, we have a major stake in the country’s development with provision of education, healthcare and skills enhancement on priority, especially for women and differently abled people. We believe that quality education and care can ensure a healthy future”, highlighted Bokhari while speaking on the occasion.      

Established in 1974 on a voluntary basis by a dedicated group of professionals, ACELP aims to bring especially abled children into mainstream through diagnostics, academic and vocational training. ACELP admits children of all ages and provides customized learning framework, catering to individual development needs. The focus remains on vocational training of adolescents to prepare them for earning livelihoods. PPL’s support will enable ACELP to operationalize various vocational training units, including computer and food labs, khadi and stitching as well as papermaking and block printing workshops.